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Jul 29, 2011 2:05am PDT
motorcycle. he wound up winning that event. >> they say one of the big stars of the games is going to be skateboarder mitchie brusco. he's doing all sorts of crazy stuff. and get this. mitchie, just 14 years old. >> i've got to wonder how his mom feels about that. >> she's got to be a little scared. >> is she watching or she's got her eyes closed. >> i don't know how those guys do it. good lucuc >> wow, very impressive. >> yes. >>> more "world news now" when we come right back. let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare call now to find out how an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan / insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, helps cover some of .the medical expenses... / not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying .up to thousands of dollars... out of your ow
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Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm PDT
period. satellite shows a big massive ridge of high pressure that will be the dominant feature throughout the weekend. go tok a hot holiday weekend. and there is sunny skies, going to be warm throughout the central part of the state. and 98 the high in sacramento. 104 in fresno. and sunday, up to 100 in sacramento. and 79 in big sur, warm here tomorrow into the bay area, south bay, skies sunny. highs 90 in san jose z 89 in coupe tino. on the pin anyone slarks highs of 82 in san mateo. and upper 60s on the coast and there is 70 in the sunset district. and there is highs mainly low to mid-90s and near east bay highs mid to upper 80s. and there is mid-80s towards fremont out into inland east bay, highs mid to upper 90s, monterey bay mid to upper 70s near the bay. and here is the accu-weather forecast. it's going to be hotter sunday, highs around 100 degrees, temperatures may drop off monday remaining sunny, looking like cloudy skies for the fire works displays around the bay area monday night z we bounce back up to 100 degrees tuesday. heat stays with us for a while. >> thanks spe
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Jul 10, 2011 4:30pm PDT
the world outside your car and create the next big thing in social media. >> it's the final frontier of connectivity because we spend five years of our lives in that metal box. >> he says it's a way for merchants to send coupons and discounts to drivers spotted nearby. some has high speed cameras that can capture license plate data for marketing and new version of honking your horn. >> the way to make accountability in roadways by letting drivers connect with each other and rate and rank each other. >> the toyota has a online a facebook profile with photo and yes, she says, it may be a new way to meet ignite in the next car. >> it happens a lot but a guy will text you. i think it could be very exciting. >> you have a license plate, you may be able that back to where person lives and stalk them. >> this could be the newest way for a stranger to reach in someone's life. >> how do we prevent people from claiming your license plate? pretending to be you. >> at bump we take privacy very seriously. >> so they automatically automatically set it for private but it does share data fo
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Jul 15, 2011 11:00pm PDT
, although it is not nearly as big. highway 1 between lake street and the golden gate bridge will be closed in both directions from 8:00 p.m. saturday night through 11:00 a.m. sunday morning. the closure will allow crews to shift traffic to a new bridge. detour signs will be up to help you get around that construction area. >>> residents returned to their homes in one san mateo area after the search for a potentially armed suspect came up empty. they sealed off part of echo avenue for more than two hours tonight. the trouble started when a man suffered what appeared to be a stabbing or a slashing wound to his hand around 6:30. officers searched a home but did not find the suspect. >>> 22 san jose firefighters have been reinstated with money from the federal grant. this group of firefighters came back to the job in an official welcoming ceremony today. in all 47 firefighters were laid off last year, but the other 27 have found other jobs. their positions will be filled by new hires. but the joy did not extend to residents of the communication hill neighborhood. their fire station 33 w
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Jul 1, 2011 4:30am PDT
ferry. the union decided to make the big move and declared would it strike but the bridge district said fine and made a big move and said we're going to cancel service entirely. negotiations have been going on since november 2009. the union is upset because 16 ticket agents are going to be replaced by ticket machines next week the bridge district is trying to close a gap of $89 million. they decided shutting down service would be the right thing to do, to cut to the chase and let the customers know because they figured other unions wouldn't want to cross the line but the employees were disappointed. >> we would appreciate it if they would focus more on the employees and 34 years of service and treating them in a way they can leave the judge but to disrespect them and cast them off in hopes we won't make a ruckus as we leave july 8th. >> i think our organization has an excellent track record in what we but put on the table. >> reporter: bridge officials are offering to reassign the workers that is being replaced by machines. hopefully the number of people that will be impacted will
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Jul 9, 2011 12:00am PDT
way of knowing that, but -- [ applause ] we have a big football star on the show tonight. denver broncos quarterback tim tebow. [ cheers and applause ] good news today. the nfl players and the league restarted talks, so, that's good. there's some optimism that the nfl season may go on as scheduled this year. which is great. but in the meantime, the players are still out of work. so try so to try to help out, i've been hiring some of them here at the show. en w wshoot a segment out on the street, we bring a production team in t tmake sure things go smoothly. and guillermo, today, you worked with terrell suggs, right? >> yeah. >> jimmy: did he do a good job? >> i think so. >> jimmy: you think so? well, let's take a look. >> hi, it's me guillermo, i'm here for -- >> jimmy kimmel! what's up, buddy! >> we're trying to shoot. step out. >> sorry. >> okay, guillermo. let's go again. and action. >> hi, it's me guillermo, i'm here, hollywood boulevard for -- >> let's go, baby. yeah. >> i think you kill him. >> yeah, i will. >> thank you, mr. terrell. >> no problem. >> ow. >> anybody else w
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
park. another big crowd gathering. can't wait to get to that. >>> we also have a lot of news this morning. let's get right to that collision on the taxiway in boston last night. hundreds of passengers evacuated after the wing of a delta jumbo jet clipped the tail of another jet just months after a similar collision here in new york and abc's lisa stark is tracking this overnight. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, it was two delta flights, both loaded with fuel. ready for takeoff. one rams into the other. it could have been much worse. this photo taken from inside the 767 clearly shows the damage. the wing tip of the jumbo jet sliced apart. the tail of the regional plane badly mangled. >> people were freaking out. the girl next to me was right by the wing was ying. and was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit. >> everybody said, what happened? >> reporter: it was still light out, around 7:3030ast night when the planes collided. the regional jet apparently turned on to a taxiway perpendicular to the taxiway that the 767 was traveling o
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Jul 11, 2011 11:00am PDT
president obama says we have to think big. >> now is the time to deal with these issues. if not now, when? >> he doesn't want a temporary deal to raise the debt limit, he wants big deal. democrats say house speaker agreed to put them on the table will letting the tax cuts expire. >> unfortunately over the weekend speaker boehner says i can't deliver. i can't produce on my side. >> the sticking pointed. republicans were note on board for raising revenue. >> we're not going to raise taxes in the middle of this horrible economic situation. >> what is recently appalling is our republican colleagues do extortion. >> the deal so law can written before august 2nd. that is when the government is slated to run out of money mark go the first time that the u.s. government has ever defaulted on their debt. credit agencies will downgrade the u.s. credit rating. >> social security checks and military paychecks and stock market tanks and all that stifles the economy and leads to massive layoffs. >>> sis could confirms they will be laying off employees next month. they will lay on off 35,000 worker
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Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm PDT
increase police force quickly. and this is is a big hit to the general fund. >> oakland was not the hardest hit. san jose losing almost $4 million from a general fund. the city manager told us san jose will deal with the added difference at the end of this year. >> thank you. and residents are facing a future with fewer firefighters and less equipment. today marks the start of the fiscal year. station 29 is one of two praiting at half capacity. >> we're collecting -- expecting delayed response time. meaning if you have a fire at your house, it will probably get bet bigger and a delay to emergency medical calls. leading to a compromise in patient care. >> the brownout on top of last year's 33 closures. in contra costa county firefighters agreed to a 10% cut to avoid job losses. >> and this may be harder to find fire works this 4th of july weekend. cal fire trying to sell fire works on web sites like craig's list. it's illegal to sell online including safe and sane variety. saying they confiscate them every year. the sale is already underway in several cities, san bruno has a long tradition a
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Jul 9, 2011 8:00am PDT
was like my big brother, looking out for me. >> john can't believe his brother is dead. david and his wife and sons were on their way to to yosemite when they crashed. this little boy laid flowers at the crash scene. this is video taken by a witness soon after the plane crashed near watsonville community hospital. n.t.s.b. is in charge of find go out what happened. investigators picked through the charred remains. >> we looked at the man, machine and environment. we look at the pilot, his or training and experiences. >> david has started flying a few years ago. he bought the plane last year. investigators won't speculate on a cause for this crash but his friends have their own ideas. >> probably the airplane stalled and lost altitude when you lose altitude on takeoff there isn't enough altitude to recover from a stall. >> authorities confirmed, they died instantly. >> it's just incredible family they do so much. if you need a hug, a smile, anything, they were there. >> to see one of them injured let alone die and let alone have the whole family go down. >> the ntsb will release a
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Jul 10, 2011 5:30pm PDT
leaders to think big, though the top house republican bailed out last night, saying, it's time for a smaller plan. on abc's "this week," the white house chief of staff said the president isn't giving up. >> he is not someone to walk away from a tough fight. this is a very tough political fight. no question about it. but he didn't come to this town to do little things. he came to do big things. >> reporter: how big? the president was willing to put social security, considered a sacred cow to democrats, on the table. as well as major changes to the tax code. his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. twice what republicans propose. here's the standoff. while republicans like the idea of cutting hundreds of billions of dololrs from medicaid, medicare and social security, democrats don't. >> we do not support cuts in benefits. >> reporter: and republicans refuse the president's plan to increase taxes, revenue, by cutting subsidies on oil and gas companies and closing tax loopholes for other businesses. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increase. we think it's a terrible
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Jul 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
crisis at a time when she is surging in the polls ahead one of the big favorites sarah palin. jonathan karl is in washington and has more on all this. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. there is no presidential candidate with more momentum right now than michele bachmann. ♪ my home in -- >> reporter: no republican presidential candidate has taken a harder line on the debt ceiling showdown than michele bachmann. >> we were all shocked and appalled that president obamama dangled out in front of the cameras that senior citizens may not get their checks. that's a very dangerous statement to make. we don't believe -- excuse me. excuse me. we don't believe that for a moment. >> reporter: tough talk from bachmann is nothing new but she now speaks with new-found authority as a top tier contender for the republican presidential nomination. a new national poll puts bachmann firmly in second place as the leading challenger to front-runner mitt romney. and in key first caucus state iowa, three separate polls over the past week put bachmann in first place. >> republica
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Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
fire but now the big question is what kind of toxic problems it has created for us in the air. the plume of black smoke could be seen as far away from oakland. it was burning as many as 30,000 plastic bins. the company makes those plastic bins that are used by farmers. firefighters found it extremely hot making this fire a huge challenge for them. investigators say workers at the plant started the fire. >> we have confirmed with the business owners and employees on site that that they did have employees with working with some type of open flame device. i don't have details but probably a blowtorch or welding in that area. >> no major injuries were reported. about 120 firefighters came to help out with this when it reached the sixth alarm. they even received help from travis air force base. they finally stopped putting water on it about 9:30 last night. macro plastics has been here for 20 years and never had a fire like this. 45 workers -- 45 people work here. at this point it's grateful that everyone evacuated safely and everybody is okay. live in fairfield, amy hollyfield, "abc 7
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Jul 20, 2011 11:35pm PDT
incredible story of a family who risked it all to chase their 24 karat dreams and came up big. how one stubborn couple started a modern gold rush. >>> and margarita master. it's the ultimate summertime indulgence. the perfect treat to beat the heat. but it didn't happen by accident. meet the man who invented this frozen miracle. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with er the cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city and terry moran in washington, this is "nightline," j jy 20th, 2011. >> good evening. well, it's not only hot, it's deadly hot. at least 22 people have died so far in the heat wave currently sweeping the country. and conditions will only get more dangerous in the coming days,, forecasters say. factors such as relative humidity of more than 0% and little or no wind are making temperatures that are already high feel downright unbearable. here's abc's john donvan with a snapshot of our sizzling states. >> reporter: it's all over the map this heat. 106 degrees in wichita. 98 in milwaukee. oklahoma city, 106. 99 in chicago. and while it seems to be go
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Jul 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
collapses sending hundreds scrambling for safety. >>> good morning. the heat wave melting a big chunk of the nation is showing no signs of letting up. >> that's right. the humidity is creating oppressive conditions. today, chicago could see its highest temperature in five years. >> abc's karen travers as more on the heat that's already spending east. >> reporter: they tossed two tons of ice into theheater to try to cool things down. this mud-summer heat wave is g gpping the middle of the nation. for 17 states. texas to minnesota. east to ohio. in five states, temperatures dropped the century mark. the high pressure system is expected to hover across the midwest for five more sweltering days before heading east. this week, 40 states will see temperatures of 90 degrees or more. >> not moving at all. unpacking its bags. this high pressure for many days to come as it continues to intensify and grow in overall size. >> reporter: for beach goers the soaring temperatures means fun in the sun. >> coming out early to get the beach before it gets packed with people. >> reporter: but for some pe
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Jul 11, 2011 4:30am PDT
saved. >> i probably give her a big hug and just say that i'm sorry that it took so long. i'm glad that her and her kids are okay. >> the officer has gotten a call from jaycee dugard's mother says not a day goes by that they don't thank them for what they did. >> some of the neighbors watched the interview with mixed emotions last night. they say they are horrified to hear what went on for so long but they are amazed at her strength and her recovery she is making from her ordeal. >> she has given strength to people in that similar situation and strived to make the best. >> she is very, very brave. >> they pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sex charges last month. she was sentenced to life in prison and nancy is serving 36 years to life. >>> now to the latest on seven missing northern california men in the gulf of california. within hours divers could start searching for them. a navy deep water team from hawaii is due to explore the wreckage of the erik that flu now on the sea floor. they will be looking to see if any of the missing men are still on the boat. meanwhile, a coastguard c
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Jul 10, 2011 11:00pm PDT
probably give her a big hug. i would just say that i'm sorry that it took so long, and i'm glad that her and her kids are okay. >> i can't imagine being beaten to death. and you you can't imagine being kidnapped and raped. it is just -- you just do what you have to do. to survive. >> she's amazing. she's been behind the scenes for so long healing, and there has been speculation as to how she is doing and we only heard bits and pieces of jaycee, and to finally get a glimpse of her personality. >> officer jacobs has gotten a phone call from jaycee dugard's mother says not a day goes by that the family doesn't thank them for what they did. abc7 news. >> thank you, john. >>> in antioch, there there was high interest in tonight's interview where the garridos kept dugard captive for 18 years in their backyard. lilian kim is live with reaction there. lilian? >> alan, many people here in antioch made sure they watched the interview. we are in front of cheers, a bar not far from the garrido's former home. customers watched the interview from start to finish, and they say it was difficult to h
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Jul 13, 2011 7:00am PDT
big change is that on menus that participate in this program there will be meals with at least one combination of -- that has 600 calories or less and with that, the side dish will have to be 200 calories or less more than that, looking at the types of foods, to make sure they're in line with the guidelines, increased fruits and vegetables. lean protein, whole grains and low fat dairy. >> choices are good. options are good, but the difference, what's the real difference here? >> well, you know, that's the big question. there is a recent study out of yale and looked at 20 fast food chains, there were 3,3,0 different combinations of kids' food. only 27 of thehemet the kind of guidelines we're talking about here. the big issue is will they be promoting these healthy guidelines, or will it just be one item on the menu and kids are still going for the fries. >> kind of related is getting a lot of buzz. "the journal of the american medical association," a piece where harvard doctors are suggesting if you have a child that is really obese, that that child should be taken from their parent
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Jul 25, 2011 11:00am PDT
deficit is with a balanced approach, one where the wealthiest americans and big corporations pay their fair share too. >>> a live look at the big board now, new york stock exchange you can see the dow is down 46 points. it was down as much as 145 points at the opening bell. >> nancy pelosi is calling for an ethics investigation of a fellow democrat. today she sent a letter to the committee saying an investigation is warranted. she met with david wu over the weekend to discuss allegations of sexual misconduct. he is accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward an 18-year-old woman. neither pelosi or wu would talk about the meeting. an oregon paper says wu would not resign and plans on retiring in 2010. >>> same-sex marriage filed a new challenge against the same-sex marriage law as weddings were celebrated around the state. more than 700 couples tied the did not yesterday. the lawsuit filed today claims new york's senate violated its own procedures and the open meetings law. the bill was adopted june 24, last day of the legislative session after gays close negotiations involving ke
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Jul 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
you, pierre thomas. >>> and we turn now to the big crisis for america's economy, the debt deadline, just days away. we have been tracking the developments hour by hour and tonight, at last, some news on one of the plans. abc's jon karl is on capitol hill with that. jon? >> reporter: diane, there is some real drama going on right now here in the house. they were supposed to be voting on john boehner's debt ceiling bill. that has been delayed. and if you look down that hallway, john boehner's office is right down there and he is s there, trying to get the votes he needs to pass his bill. he's not there yet. this is the bill that could increase the debt ceiling by about $900 billion, only about six months worth. because it would force the president to come back and go through this all over again. but what boehner is finding is that a lot of those tea party republicans don't want to vote for this. he has put his speakership on the line, saying that he cannot lead if they don't support him. so, the question now is, diane, will he get the votes to pass the republican plan? >> can he get
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Jul 2, 2011 8:00am PDT
. >> a big finish on wall street. stocks had the biggest weekly gain in two years. dow jones soared 168 points, it's going to open at 12582. the dow was up 5.5% jump for the week. nasdaq was also up and s&p 500 rose 19. >> for u.c. students economic news not so good. they are preparing to recommend a 10% tuition increase for the board of regents that would make up a loss of $150 million because of steep cuts. the tuition would rise by more than a thousand dollars to $12,200 per year. >> imagine spending only a few dollars to help a student to college. it's possible through scholar match. students post their profile hoping to get people to donate money toward their college tuition. >> reporter: college is an expensive proposition but they are helping students pay for their education. >> the idea to create scholar match begins here. many of the students are being accepted into college but didn't have a way to pay for it. the executive director of scholar match spoke to us from los angeles while attending a convention there. >> we work with the students once they come to us to figure out h
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Jul 30, 2011 8:00am PDT
. [ female announcer ] every box of general mills big g cereals can help your kids' scho get extra stuff. ♪ like musical instrents. ♪ and new art supplies. ♪ because they're e only cereals with box tops for education. last year, schools earned over ten million dollars from big g cereals. you can raise money foyour kids' school. look for this logo... only on big g cereals. you can make a difference. >>> welcome back everyone. >> despite the deadlock on how to reduce the deficit, president obama says in his weekly address that republicans and democrats are not that far apart. the countdown to tuesday's deadline shows little time left as you see there, little time to get a bill through both houses of congress and signed by the president. based on what we are seeing and hearing in public from the leaders of both parties, a compromise by tuesday seems impossible, but even now the president says progress is being made. >> i have to say democrats in congress and some senate republicans have been listening and showing themselves willingness to solve the crisis. now, all of us including the
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Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
republicans are as far apart as ever on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. the president makes one last big push to get a deal done, but what happens to your bottom line if there is no deal? the effects are very real. >>> countdown. one of the most controversial figures in american life right now is just hours away from walking out of jail after being acquitted of murdering her toddler. what will casey anthony do now? can she go home? will she sell her story for a million dollars? we've got a live report. ♪ it's the end of the world as we know it ♪ >>> and carmageddon. los angeles is brought to a standstill as the busiest freeway in america is shut down overnight. millions of residents are now hunkered down in their homes refusing to go out. there are fears of gridlock, chaos and anarchy. really? ♪ light a candle >>> this carmageddon thing has the potential to be a huge mess, but we are also watching something truly extraordinary this morning. one of the most feared figures in the media world in full damage control. rupert murdoch, owner of fox news and "the wall street journal" here
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Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the bay area, and a big marathon coming up tomorrow. leigh glaser will have your accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back. >> the giants needed a good long start from madison baumgardner today. he only gave up five runs in the first. a long day for madison. we'll [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> it's the end of an rare in milpitas. it's the time for the farewell skate at cal skate, one of the last skating rinks in the bay area, running nonstop for the last 34 years. >> parents opened the facility in 1977, and we've had a great run. we've developed a real culture here at ca cal skate. people are very sad -- people are very sad that we're leaving. we're sad that we're leaving
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Jul 21, 2011 2:05am PDT
thought of diversity. >> we don't want it. just be a big muddle. we just want to preserve our race. >> reporter: the twins say they're quite liberal now, embracing medical marijuana after lynx was diagnosed with cancer freshman year and lamb sought relief from back pain and scoliosis. for lynx and lamb, grooming into white supremacy started at birth. they were nurtured on racist beliefs by their mother april, who is unapologetic about her parenting and her beliefs. >> we were christians, they would be singing christian rock songs. but we're not, we're white nationalists. so of course that's a part of our life and i'm -- i share that part of my life with my children. >> reporter: but today, april believes the girls are just falling into peer pressure. they're saying what everyone wants to hear so they won't be harassed anymore. let's face it, it's not popular to be a white separatist. and they want to be popular. the girls, however, say this is who they are. and that time, experience, and love has changed them for the better. lamb says, we just want to come from a place of light and
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Jul 8, 2011 4:30am PDT
. the shop pretty big so it could have happened everywhere but we are lucky we weren't out there. >> no one on the ground or the clinic was hurt. the hospital was not impacted by the crash and patient care was not affected. they are investigating the crash. >> more survivors of a fishing vessel that capsized in the waters off of baja california are expected back in the bay area this morning. family members of the seven missing men are still hoping their loved ones will come home, too. nick has more. >> exactly two of those men are expected in san jose but all the families continue to hold out hope. i want you to take a look at this video. 16 fishermen that survived crossed the border headed north to reunite with family and relatives. two drove home together in the truck of a fellow fishermen who actually died but the truck broke down so they are expected here at the greyhound station. >> what's been going on down there and the areas they have been searching and what kind of obstacles and what he they are facing for but what we are focusing is still trying to get divers down there
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Jul 22, 2011 2:05am PDT
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Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in fairfield near travis air base, you can see there are just big hot spots. most of the fire is out, and john mentioned they're going to be on the scene quite a while. and the fire makes the kind of containers you can see holding fruits and vegetable autos for those living near the plastics plant officials are warning foam stay indoors and do not want people breathing that toxic smoke. and what is this like? have you been able to smell this stuff? >> we've been able to see it in the form of grass, burned grass. there is some pieces on the ground. you can see there is some black debris, mostly grass. so it appears in water, let's show you what the sky looks like now. there is a better, frankly than it did just an hour ago. right now, things have lightened up, but you can see around 4:00 this afternoon, there was a thick black plume of smoke rising into the air, and only about a half mile southwest of the plant that went up in flames. and there is one around 3:30. and i was standing there in the office and there is another one came in at 4:30. some folks couldn't help but look. >>
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Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
plaza to watch it on the big screen. team usa fans were disappointed, but they were also happy for japan. >> it is not a u.s. game without drama, that's for sure. and it was dramatic, but japan deserved it. u.s., we'll get them next year. >> they kept on coming back, so i wasn't worried at all. >> colin rush will have more highlights from today's match coming up in sports. and president obama also got into the world cup spirit today. he watched the match from his -- with his family, but his main focus has been that clock ticking down to the deadline in washington. abc's david curly is listening to the american taxpayers, and the obama administration says an agreement is possible. >> leaving church with his family, president obama gave a shoutout to the women's soccer team, but he is also rooting for the resurrection of the big deal. and they say it is possible. >> i think there is still time to get something big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> but they say the president and the speaker, john boehner, are again talking about more than $
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Jul 28, 2011 4:00pm PDT
los angeles. >> and there is more or the reason on the riot. >> big news in hollywood is last night's riot in the streets of l.a.. fans gathered at grumann's chinese theater for a documentary. dj cascade arrived on a flat bed truck an hour before the show. a massive crowd filled hollywood boulevard, blocking traffic. the premier was cancelled as police in riot gear ordered crowds to disperse this, fight broke out. authorities used rubber bullets and bean bag guns to subdue the crowd, no serious injuries were reported. amy winehouse left behind many unreleased track that's could reportedly end up in a posthumous album. sales of her first album has soared. her estate has not approved a release of new material. it's time to celebrate latinos in entertainment. and selena gomez is among a 2011 alma award and head to head with christina aguilera and cameron diaz at at wards show september 15th. >> and up next, sand in britain. why authorities say julia roberts looks too good in this ad. >> and midway rise aren't the only things making hartsz pound at the state fair. we'll run through the ar
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Jul 15, 2011 4:00pm PDT
16 people to work at san francisco general hospital, krol kol yiding with a big rig. witnesses tell police the driver, traveling east on oak street may have run a red light. and a 52-year-old psychiatrist and associate professor was thrown from a bus and killed. three other passengers and the shuttle driver suffered minor injuries. >> drivers are used to terrible gridlock in los angeles but are they ready for carmeggodon that. is what they're calling a closure of the 405. officials say they're ready and got out to make sure everybody is aware state wide. there are warning signs on 580 here in the bay area for drivers who may be heading down south. and we are live from l.a. now z everybody is expecting that this is going to be a huge mess down there. and you know we've been hearing about this for weeks and forget king kong. the threat is carmeggodon. when you shut down a freeway it does feel like the end of the world. >> if you live in l.a. you know what is coming. the famed 405, yes that 405 is filled with 500,000 cars on a weekend this, weekend it's anything but typical. for 53 hou
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Jul 7, 2011 12:00am PDT
been promising a big surprise. which, usually a big surprise in thailand involves finding a penis where there isn't supposed to be one. but sadly, that did not happen. the surprise, i would guess, is the return of bentley. he pretended to be interested in ashley the whole time, but said terrible things behind her back. of course she fell in love with him. he's coming back. but for the last two weeks, it seems like all we hear is the name bentley. >> my heart is still aching from bentley leaving. >> tough week, bentley leaving. >> it was so personal when bentley left. >> spending time with him is really what i needed to start getting over bentley. i'm afraid i would have overlooked him if bentley was still here. i'm so scared i'm never going to be able to get over this bentley thing. spending time with the guys is really what i needed to start getting over bentley. i'm really scared to open myself up to somebody who might become another bentley. part of me wants to tell him how i felt about bentley and maybe they were surpass what i felt for bentley. now that bentley's gone, i'm se
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Jul 31, 2011 7:00am PDT
, leading our coverage fm washshingt, on this very big morning. >>> crash landing, a flight from new york crashes into the south american country of guyana and breaks in two. miraculously, everyone survived. we have the harrowing tales of those who escaped the wreckage. >>> the other royal wedding. over in england, the queen's oldest granddaughter marries her rugby-playing groom in an elegant, low-key ceremony. we've got all of the royal fashion, including what princess beatrice, she of the famous hat, wore this time. >>> and drama dog, she's the playful pup who takes playing dead to a whole new level. why does she do this? we talked to her owner. >> announcer: from abc news, live from new york, this is "good morning america" with dan harris and bianna golodryga. >>> and there it is. just two days to go. if the debt limit isn't raised on tuesday, now, remember, zero that's the day the u.s. treasury department says it can n no lonr borrow money to pay the nation's bills, then it could mean economic calamity for the entire country. now, after weeks of wrangling and false starts, abc ne
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Jul 12, 2011 2:05am PDT
. --www.ncicap.org--] ♪ mmm. oh gosh. oh dear. big deal. you're delicious. so what. i've got news for you. there's no such thing... ...as a bear sheriff. you think i'm afraid of you? hey what? you don't have to be mean to the ke. i do. you don't. i do. just eat yoplait light. they have great flavors like... boston cream pie, raspberry cheesecake. even though i work here, i've lost weight. wow. yeah. carry on. (announcer) 28 delicious flavors at around 100 calories each. york. >> seems like an appropriate time to talk about your tuesday forecast as we sweat it out here. another scorcher from texas to connecticut. several storms from montana to northern new england. rainy in albuquerque and salt lake city. cooler and damp in the pacific northwest, which sounds heavenly. scattered thunderstorms across the gulf coast. >> it really is the humidity, isn't it. 90s from new orleans to boston. 85 in chicago. 79 in the twin cities. and 93 in kansas city. upper 70s in sacramento. 71 in portland. and 87 degrees in billings. >> of course it is the summer. all right. >>> the forecast for phoenix called for base
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Jul 5, 2011 12:00am PDT
laden. thanks to all of you that texed your votes. >> and cedric the entertainer. >> you're in a big movie. >> i play lamar. >> i would like to put it in my body. >> i could get it in there. >> sunday will be when a carpet is clean and fresh, it's irresistible. experience this in your home with resolve deep clean powder. its moist powder penetrates deep, removing three times more dirt than vacuuming alone while also neutralizing odors at their source. it's a clean you can see, smell, and really enjoy. resolve deep clean powder. don't just vacuum clean, resolve clean. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- cedric the entertainer. inventor and futurist ray kurzweil. and music from breathe carolina. with cleto and the cletones. ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" >> dicky: and now, in all honesty, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hi, everyone. thank you, cleto. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming out to see us. i'm here to entertain you and i hope i succeed. i really do. you know this isn't the screenin
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Jul 8, 2011 12:00am PDT
at the beach. which is a big sign here in l.a. we don't have leaves or anything to tell us. i love summertime. now that summer is upon us, i would like to o ank arnold schwarzenegger and anthony weiner for helping us get through the spring. we had a charlie sheen winter. and a schwarzen-weiner spring. one can only wonder what celebrity will take us through the summer. i nominate p pla abdul. the start of summer, of course, means the end of school. a lot of kids are graduating right now. graduation ceremonies are boring, let's face it. you have to sit through hundreds of names until you finally get to one that you came to see. but sometimes a student or even a group of students will do something fun to liven things up a little. these are usually the samemeids who go to prison later on in life. but now they do provide a valuable public service. and tonight we salute those brave individuals whose graduation antics sometimes go awry. ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: still on their parents health plan, don't worry. [ applause ] speaking of high school students, this is -- a 51-year-old actor named dou
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Jul 31, 2011 8:00am PDT
? >> from a big picture, i'm not ready to vote for this. let me tell you why -- excuse me, george, the bottom line here is, the people who got elected are not excited about being republicans or democrats, they are excited about results. and it is fair to say, we've achieved significant change in the way washington works by paying for the debt ceiling increase and not passing it on to the credit card. we have not achieved entitlement change. we've not reduced the size and scope of government. we're going in the wrong direction at a slower pace and for a lot of people that is not winning. >> you're an internationalist. we talked about all sorts of things like afghanistan. other such places. you saw the soldiers yesterday and i asked david plouffe, desperately asking their commander, admiral mullin, whether they will get paid. and he said i can't tell you. >> i can. i can tell them. here's what i would have said, i would have said, not only are you going to get paid. admiral mullin said the number one national security issue facing this s untry is debt. and i wish we would have follo
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Jul 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
they both set up this super committee to look at deeper cuts by the end of the year. the big question is whether or not the president has to come back and get another debt ceiling increase. you can imagine common ground in there, some other kind of trigger to force those spending cututs next yeae. >> jon, you've covered capitol hill for quite a while now. i want to ask you to lay odds. what are the odds that we'll see some sort of compromise before the debt clock runs out? >> reporter: all right. speaker boehner stuck his neck out, i will do it, as well. i would say 70% chance that we get a deal by the august 2nd deadline right up against the wire, and i would say nearly 100% that we get a deal by the end of next week. we may miss that august 2nd deadline but not by much. >> jon carl, thanks for sticking your neck out. thank you for laying odds that seem reasonably optimistic. we appreciate both of those things and your reporting this morning. bianna, over to you. >>> all right, dan, thank you. well, we want to now take a look at what happens if this clock hits zero, and ther
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm PDT
range yesterday, big ridge of high pressure building in and there is much warmer weather tomorrow from the coast inland. and there is what little bit of fog interest tl is will be a sunny day. high temperatures on the coast, upper 60s to about 70 in one two, spots. mid-90s inland. lows tonight under clearing skies, lows will be mild, mid to upper 50s to about 60 into mildest locations. then, tomorrow, high temperatures will be into mid to upper 80s and we'll see mainly low 80s, 8 in redwood city. the coast 68 at pacifica. a high of 70 at half moon way bay. 69 into sunset district. north bay highs 87 san rafael. and there is near east bay, mid-70s to low 80s with fremont, newark and inland east bay, low to mid-90s across the board. there is 92 in pleasanton. looking for highs of 79 in watsonville. inland, 90s in morgan hill and gilroy. here is the accu-weather forecast. there are two days of nice, warm weather lasting through thursday, then, cooling down sharply at the end of the week throughout the weekend and there is sunday and monday low 70s around the bay. upper 50s on the coast. a
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Jul 27, 2011 12:00am PDT
they were engaged. not a big deal. i'm sure they didn't do anything stupid like get their names tattooed on each other. kat von d lives in l.a. and jesse jameses lives in texas and they said the distance was just too much. i feel like this could have been all solved with an ipad commercial, but that's just me. for jesse james, it's good-bye kat von d and hello to kat von e. last night on bravo, the reunion of the real housewives of new york. it was so good to see them back together. there was a lot of fighting during the reunion, but it was hard to tell how angry they were because of all the botox they have in their heads. we took the audio from last night's reunion and combined it with video from an old josie and the pussycats cartoon and i think it made it more entertaining to watch. >> i want to talk about some stuff that jill has accused ramona of. being disrespectful by wearing cream to a wedding. >> in my book, i thought it was not okok. you both looked beautiful and that's all -- >> it's a lot ruder to call someone a [ bleep ] bitch at the wedding than it is to wear cream
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Jul 25, 2011 6:00am PDT
looking for the cause of the second big vegetation fire in a week. this fire was reported just before 11:30 yesterday morning. the crews got there and blaze had consumed an acre and burning toward the east bay mud reservoir. fire was contained to three acres. nobody was hurt. it is considered suspicious. >>> 6:35. what the level, for example, of wildfires, the level of threat, danger? >> i would say with the cool temperatures, the following out there, probably diminished. back in the midwest, mike? >> we were feeling your pain last week. >> which one was it? >> it was both. it's fun to taste it and appreciated what we had. here is a look, nice to see acre back. area of low pressure bringing the sea breeze. it's why we have a patchy drizzle to contend with. and check out winds southwest 9, oakland, west at 10. napa southeasterly wind 25 at fairfield where a nice sea breeze is shooting through the central valley. temperature is one degree warmer in los gatos. two in san jose, everybody else at the same or five degrees cooler than yesterday. clouds hang around through 8:00. we'll still b
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
center plaza to watch the game on big screen. two u.s.a. fans they were disappointed of the loss but still happy for japan. >> it was dramatic. we'll get them next year. >> team u.s.a. doesn't have a lot of time to dwell on the loss. they are getting to set for the 2012 olympics. i just hate the way it ended, i know that is rule but i hate to see it end that way after 90 minutes of trying so hard. a lot of people are hoarse from the screaming over the weekend. >> a lot of fun over the weekend. >> bring it on. >> and beautiful picture from sutro tower. we are looking down the golden gate bridge, few clouds trying to make a late entrance this morning. acts around the coast and golden gate but the rest of us is clear. cooler this morning, 1-8 degrees. 48 in half moon bay. let's head down to the monterey bay and few more clouds, temperatures in the low 50s and clear 49 in gilroy. today, our first highlights, sunny and warmer. more clouds and see a little bit tonight, close coastal drizzle that will slow the warming and definitely have warming temperatures throughout the week and no heat
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
. that's around normal come wednesday and thursday but not a big east wave by any means. >> at least we are getting toward normal. >> taking the chill off. >> yeah. thanks, lisa. have you been watching the women's soccer team in well, in sports later this morning the u.s. women's soccer team will try to complete their magical run with a went over japan in the final world cup final. the coverage begins at 11:00 on person. last night barry zito owes run came to a halt in san diego. here's collin with the morning sports. >> good morning. the padres entered last night's game against the giants having failed to hit multiple home runs in 56 straight games, the second longest streak in team history and i just jinxed barry zito. a winner of three straights since coming off the disabled list. he looked sharp until last night, that is. he's not a home run hitter, but that thing is gone. other three run homer to left. his second of the year guzman had him dialed in. two batters later, orlando hudson, another guy in the known for his power, he takes zito out of the yard and another three run sho
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Jul 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the debt deadline take the economy to the brink. and one big message was delivered today. the markets, the dow dropped almost 100 points, as worried investors pulled out. they're watching that clock, you see, right there, ticking down to the august 2nd deadline for a debt deal. and in another scramble for safety, people are rushing to invest in gold. prices up as never seen before. here's abc's john berman. >> reporter: the partisanship, politicking and lack of progress in washington might already be taking a toll on your personal bank account and 40101 the stock drop today -- the first sign investors are saying, "we're mad as hell, and we're not going to take it anymore." >> the impatience and frustration is clearly getting there. >> reporter: wall street has a way of voicing its displeasure, and it's downright ugly. remember september 2008 when congress failed to pass a bank bailout? stocks cratered, nearly 780 points that day. >> 3.5 million -- >> reporter: we are not there yet, but there are other unnerving signs -- call it a canary in a goldmine. gold prices are sky-rocke
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Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
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Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
white house. >> reporter: the presidentnt continued to push for a big, painful deficit reduction package. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. >> reporter: and for the first time publicly, he detailed a specific, possible cut to a popular entitlement program. can you tell us one structural reform that you are willing to make to one of these entitlement programs that would have a major impact on the deficit? >> i've said that means testing on medicare. meaning, people like myself, you can envision a situation where, for somebody in my position, me having to pay a little bit more on premiums or copays or things like that would be appropriate. and again, that could make a difference. >> reporter: even with the suggestion, negotiations are at an impasse. house republicans are refusing to increase any taxes and insist the president is not serious about cuts. >> we asked the president to lead. we asked him to put forward a plan, not a speech, a real plan. and he hasn't. we will. >> reporter: the race is on to figure out a way to raise the debt ceiling without an agreeme
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Jul 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. the psychologist was thrown from a shuttle bus after it collided with a big rig. three other passengers ended up in the hospital. now, the law does not require seatbelts on that type of vehicle. ucsf hopes to have belts installed in the entire fleet by the end of next month. >>> the fbi is looking for a man they say kidnapped his own mother, and they believe he may be hiding in the bay area. the fbi says 55-year-old marshall goldberg took his 85-year-old mother from her home in ashland, oregon. the mother suffers from alzheimer's and is unable to care for herself. she was living with another sun at the time of her disappearance. >> president obama signaled that he -- >>> president obama said he would back a short-term deal to keep the government from defaulting come august 2nd. but only if a larger plan to reduce america's debt was in the works. the president met with both leaders -- rather the leaders from both parties. the democratic majority pledges it hillary jekt the bill that pass -- that will reject the bill. it will call for lower taxes and a balanced budget amendment
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Jul 18, 2011 11:35pm PDT
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Jul 12, 2011 4:30am PDT
starts here. mmm. oh gosh. oh dear. big deal. you're delicious. so what. i've got news for you. there's no such thing... ...as a bear sheriff. you think i'm afraid of you? hey what? you don't have to be mean to the ke. i do. you don't. i do. just eat yoplait light. they have great flavors like... boston cream pie, raspberry cheesecake. even though i work here, i've lost weight. wow. yeah. carry on. (announcer) 28 delicious flavors at around 100 calories each. so it's a good thing our new air wick odor detect senses thousands of odors. and automatically releases a burst of freshness... that everyone can enjoy. >>> check out the high temperatures across the country, it's still steam any into texas, look the temperatures on the east coast. upper 90s in new york and d.c. stay here where it will be like january. no delays but where you see yellow that is where severe weather is possible, cincinnati, election ig inning ton, charlotte. anything that develops our flight tracker will have it. >>> first lady michelle obama along with several former first ladies are in southern california
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Jul 17, 2011 4:30pm PDT
where big plans for high-rise living hit a speed bump when the recession hit. developers were hit with a lot of unsold condos but now there a plan "b". >> the 360 residences rolled out with price tags started at half a million dollars at that time when the housing market was crashing. the result is completely empty tower. >> if i could afford living something like 360 i would. >> three other high-rise developments are slowly filling up, but not the 360. david is real estate consultant specializing in high-rise living. he says 360 wasn't up front about demand. >> i think they didn't get as many offers this had he just been honest with people. they were looking for people to make offers. >> plan "b", they bought the property in a foreclosure sale and to allow the 360 to convert to rentals. >> it's good to get it activated. it's a good step. >> the redevelopment agency sold the 360 to the developer for $10 million. $8 million was paid up front and the rest of the bill due when the condos sold. >> the agreement calls for the recipe maintaining money to be paid off like this. $250,000
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